Friday, January 21, 2011
Are converts to Orthodox Christianity dominating the media with their "journey stories" and "fast-paced, high-energy" perspectives, while the more quiet, perhaps lumbering, but deeply-rooted faith of cradle-born Orthodox is obscured in the process? Cradle Orthodox blogger and writer Janice Bidwell talks with Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Many efforts are made to convince modern Christians that they live "in between" Christ's first coming and His second—and that this "in between" period is somehow different, requiring a new understandings of the gospel. Fr. Stephen Freeman refutes this false understanding and describes where it is that we now live.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The greatest gift, the Gift beyond all gifts, is the Gift of God Himself in our Lord Jesus Christ. On a new A Voice from the Isles, Fr. Gregory Hallam explains that in the Divine Liturgy that gift of Himself becomes something as basic as food and drink.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Steve the Builder is on the road again and spent a week insulating and remodeling the Abbot's cell, a 60-year-old building at St. Michael's Monastery in northern New Mexico.
Monday, January 17, 2011
St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary is announcing the visit and surrounding activities of Met. Hilarion Alfeyev Feb 5 - 7. He will give a lecture on Saturday, Feb 5 at the Seminary as this year's speaker at the Fr. Alexander Schmemann Lecture Series.
His choral masterpiece St. Matthew’s Passion will be performed on Monday Feb 7 at 7:30 PM at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York. John Maddex talks with Fr. Chad Hatfield and concert producer Nicholas Reeves about the events.
AFR will be there to record the lecture!